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Trent & Mersey Canal(7)
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Groundsel or Senecio vulgaris var. hibernicus

Groundsel is an abundant annual weed of gardens and waste places. Flowering all year, it can grow up to a height of 40cm. This example was found growing at Great Bridgeford in Staffordshire, by ...

Gypsywort or Lycopus europaeus

Gypsywort is a perennial found on river and canal banks and marshy places. Flowering between June and September, it can grow up to a height of 1m. This example was found growing at Lower Penn in ...

Harebell or Campanula rotundifolia

Harebell is a perennial found in dry grassy places on poor shallow soils. Flowering between July and September, it can grow to a height of 25cm. This example was found growing at Quarnford in Staffordshire, ...

Heath Bedstraw or Galium saxatile

Heath Bedstraw is perennial of heaths and moors. Flowering between May and August, it can grow to a height of 20cm. This example was found growing at Milwich in Staffordshire, by Eric Edees. About ...

Hedge Bindweed or Calystegia sepium

Hedge Bindweed, also known as Bellbine , is a perennial. It has long stems which climb over other hedgerow vegetation. Flowering between July and September, its stem can grow up to 3m in length. This ...

Hedge Woundwort or stachys sylvatica

Hedge Woundwort or Stachys sylvatica Hedge Woundwort is a perennial found in woods hedges and shady places. Flowering between May and August, it can grow up to a height of 80cm. This example ...

Hem Heath bridge, Trentham

Photograph taken looking north along the Trent & Mersey Canal. The crowd are waiting for canal transport back to Stoke, during 'Trentham Thursday', the Wakes holiday open day at Trentham Park.

Honeysuckle or Lonicera periclymenum

Honeysuckle is a shrub common in woods and hedgerows, where it climbs and trails around bushes and trees. Flowering between June and September, it bears fruit between August and September. Its stem ...

Jacob's Ladder, or Polemonium caeruleum

Often escaping from domestic gardens, this plant is confined to Carboniferous Limestone areas. Flowering between May and July, it can grow up to 75cm in height. This example was found growing near ...

Jacob's-ladder or polemonium caeruleum

Jacob's-ladder, also known as Ysgol Jacob , is a perennial frequently recorded as a garden escape, but as a plant confined to Carboniferous Limestone areas. Flowering between May and July, it can grow ...

Kidney Vetch, or Anthyllis vulneraria

This perennial commonly grows in soils rich in lime (known as "calcareous" soils). Flowering between May and September, it can grow up to 50cm in height, and its flowers can be red, yellow, or purple. This ...

Kingsley Banks. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Kingsley Banks and a narrow boat on the Caldon Canal at Consall, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Lift bridge on Caldon Canal near Long Butts Farm, Stoke-on-Trent

The lift bridge (bridge number 23) on the Caldon Canal close to Long Butts Farm on Ball Lane, Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent. Sometimes called a drawbridge, this lift bridge is hand operated using a windlass ...

Lift bridge over the Caldon Canal at Heakley Green, Norton Green

The Norton Green lift bridge (bridge No 21) carries the path leading to Cockshead Cottages over the Caldon Canal west of Baddeley Green. Just beyond the bridge was the start of the arm of the canal that ...

Marsh Thistle or Cirsium palustre

Marsh Thistle is a biennial found in wet places such as marshes, damp hedgerows, woods and grasslands. Flowering between July and August it can grow to a height of 1.5m This example was found growing ...

Meaford Lock, Nr. Stone. Photographed by William Blake.

View of a lock and a horse drawn narrow boat on the Trent & Mersey Canal. This view was taken at Meaford, Nr. Stone, Staffordshire.

Musk Thistle or Carduus nutans

Musk Thistle is a common biennial found on limestone. The prickly stems are bare for some distance below the solitary nodding flower-heads. Flowering between May and August, it can grow to a height ...

Narrow Boat, Stoke Wharf.

During the 1960’s the use of inland waterways became a popular past time for pleasure seekers. The Trent & Mersey canal had ceased to be used by commercial traffic in the late 1940’s, and ...